• 2019 global winners

    Our 2019 winners triumphed in Amsterdam

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    "There is nothing out there, that we cannot solve"
  • 2018 Finalist

    Rens

    Waterproof sneakers made from coffee waste

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    "Our 2019 revenue forecast? 1.5 - 2 million euros"
  • 2017 Finalist

    UFraction8

    Bioprocessing technology

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    "We are doing pilot projects with paying customers."
  • 2017 Finalist

    Agrovisio

    Uncovering hidden farming opportunities.

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    "On the fast track to growth."
  • 2017 global winner

    Alkagel Ltd.

    Clean and affordable fuel for rural areas

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    "I am working on stuff I believe in."
  • 2016 participant

    Moyee Coffee

    Radically good coffee with radical impact.

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    "Big customers love the low carbon footprint"

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Join our competition and we’ll help you fast track your green business idea. You’ll learn how to get it funded and launched. Worldwide.

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Learn all you can on how to successfully start your green business. ClimateLaunchpad kicks off with an intensive Boot Camp & follow-up coaching sessions.

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Battle your way to success during National Competitions, Regional Finals and the Global Grand Final. Convince our jury and you’ll convince any client or investor.

Launch

Yep, of course there is prize money for the top three Global Grand Final winners. The real prize? The top-10 moves on to the renowned Climate-KIC Accelerator.

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Connect to our global network of partners, entrepreneurs and investors. Feature in the world’s largest database with green ideas, the place where business matches are made.

Blog

Press release: A new generation of global green entrepreneurs to lead the charge against climate change

World’s largest green start-up competition announces its 2019 winners Amsterdam, 16 November 2019 – They turn disposable diapers into clean fuel for residential use. Kenyan start-up Leafy Ke won the sixth edition of ClimateLaunchpad, the world’s largest green start-up competition. The second prize went to Maclec from India with their innovative hydrokinetic turbine technology. Enerdrape… Read more »

Our 2019 winners triumphed in Amsterdam

We just wrapped up yet another mind blowing Global Grand Final which was held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands on November 14 and 15.  2019 showed a record number of 2,601 cleantech entrepreneurs applying for National Competitions in 53 countries and 70 Boot  Camps across the globe. And now we have our winners… Leafy Ke from Kenya… Read more »

How the Global Supply Chain is Doing its Part to Fix Climate Change

Guest blog written by Cassie Pierce A growing concern for sustainability has transformed how companies are designing their products and marketing them to an increasingly green public. But these initiatives are just the start, as many have also begun making adjustments behind the scenes with regards to their supply chain — and rightly so, given… Read more »

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